BIO 5 Contemporary Health Issues
Instructor: Naluce Manuela, MPH, CHES
IMPORTANT QUESTIONS Chapter #3 Psychological Health
1. Define Psychological Health.
2. What is the relationship between psychological health and mental health?
January 30, 2017
The Story of Stuf
The story of stuf is a website that focuses on the solutions towards a new goal. They
explain throughout their video that the main goal of our economy is increasing our GDP (gros
A freely diffusible molecule
is usually employed.
If there are many cells nearby,
the molecule reaches high
This induces an activator
protein, which acts to
transcribe specific genes
Benefits of normal microbiome:
Aids in digestion and nutrient absorption.
Synthesize and excrete essential vitamins (k and b12)
Prevent colonization of pathogens
Physically compete for space
Stimulate the development of our tiss
Body regions with residential bacteria:nasal column, upper respiratory, vaginal tract, gut, skin.
Region most abundant is gut like the large intestines and colon.
Neutral ph but anaerobic.
Environmental influences: Resources. Air. Disinfectan
Bacterial species associated with free-living amoeba
Amoeba Digestive System
Amoeba capture, ingest, and digest microbes
Within minutes, lysosomes fuse with phagosomes
The Discovery of Microbes
Ancient Egyptians were among the earliest
people to use fermentation to brew beer.
People in early China immunized against
smallpox by having them inhale dried, powdered
scabs from those suffering from
Me, myself, us | The Economist
The human microbiome
Me, myself, us
Looking at human beings as ecosystems that contain many collaborating and
competing species could change the practice of medicine
Aug 18th 2012 | From the print edition
Nov 13, 2015
humans and chimps are sister to one another. gorilla is sister to that
The Origin of Species
Nov 9, 2015
Week 1 - Getting acquainted with microbes, History of microbiology
Week 2 - Habitat on Humanity
Week 3 - Medical microbiology (pandemics, infection), Pathogen control
Week 4 - Microbial interactions with each other and amoeba
Week 5 - Review /
The Effect of
Smoking on Prostate Cancer
Studies have examined the effect of cigarette smoking on increasing the PSA level in
prostate cancer in 40 men. I evaluated the relationship between PSA levels and smoking
cigarettes in patients from Wihs
Why do people smoke? Is it really a life threatening habit or simply a pleasure of life? Over
the past century, tobacco has become a problem. Tobacco has been used in America for a long
time. According to Marjorie Jacobs, The Mayan Indian
Ecology Lab Assignment
According to Olson-Rutz, the Costal Stage Brush is the community which is founded in
Southern California. Frequently, the Coastal sage Brush is found at low elevations to middle
elevations from 600 to 2100 meters in v